Welcome to Club H&M. Any business on Miami Beach (bar, restaurant, clothing store, strip club, doggy nail salon, etc.) has gotta have that VIP vibe. Even when you are "Hennes and Mauritz, one of the world's largest fashion retailers known for offering high fashion at affordable prices." And th ... More >>
Miley! The Makeover Stunt.So much of today's music industry is image. But what happens when a pop star totally hates the way that she's been played out by her PR people? She takes matters into your own hands. She makes the kind of fashion-forward, control-taking maneuver that horrifies her record l ... More >>
Did you hear the news? CSI: Miami has been canceled. Dramatically remove your sunglasses in silence to pay your respects.The series' execution puts a temporary end to one of our favorite Hollywood hack practices: take a successful movie or television show, and for a lazy sequel or spin-off transport ... More >>
Fashion Breakdown: Shirt by Ralph Lauren; blazer by Discount Man, found at a thrift store; belt by Salvatore Ferragamo; black jeans by Levis; shoes are Versace for H&M; bow tie by Robot and Brucling ("these are the designers that made the bow tie Beyonce wore at her performance on Oprah"); ... More >>
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has filmed a dancing cameo in an upcoming ensemble comedy based on What To Expect When You're Expecting. Yes, an NBA star is dancing in a Love Actually-style ensemble movie based on a popular non-fiction pregnancy guide because Hollywood is horrible and out of ideas.
2 Live Crew: Best local band of all time!Start the motherfucking countdown! The Rising is upon us! Indeed, we're just days away from unleashing our big, fat Best of Miami 2011 issue upon the world. And to honor the occasion, we've decided to surf against the tide of time by rifling through our ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenSurfer Blood: You know Grand Central loves you, XOXO Gossip GirlSurfer Blood, if you are going to vow never to play a venue again, you might want to stick to your word -- otherwise someone's going to call you out.Let us rehash the night that Surfer Blood played Poplife's 11th a ... More >>
Those that attended the Poplife Anniversary Party at Grand Central on Saturday, read the review, or just heard about it might be a bit confused by the comment Surfer Blood lead singer J.P. Pitts guitarist Thomas Fekete made mid-set. "Awesome venue, too bad it's run by a bunch of dicks," he said, bef ... More >>
Spotted: Crazy Mom at a Seminole County library trying to stage an illfaited one-woman protest against the popular teen novel series Gossip Girl. Apparently Crazy Mom isn't too appreciative of the racy exploits of S and B and N and C and even Lonely Boy, as they snort, drink, back-stab& ... More >>
photo by Christopher WilsonBen Bridwell's swelling sonic ambitions were apparent from early in his musical career. Now the frontman and main brain behind Band of Horses, as a member of the Seattle indie act Carissa's Wierd, he had a knack for pushing the borders of jangly, somewhat mopey rock tow ... More >>
Efraim Diveroli, the 23-year-old Miami Beach arms dealer who illegally supplied Chinese-made ammunition to Afghanistan, has pleaded guilty. He face five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. [Reuters] Mitch McConnell and John McCain are confirmed to be at that health-care forum today in Hi ... More >>
Cobra Starship are bringing their synthpop goodness to Respectable Street on August 21 in support of their upcoming album Hot Mess. The first single off the album is called "Good Girls Go Bad" and features the impossibly hot Leighton Meester singing (and in the video). Surprisingly enough, Meester m ... More >>
Awesome New Republic's popularity seems to just keep growing and growing. With Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester covering their track and the release of their EP Rational Geographic Vol. 1, the Miami duo seem to be on the cusp of making it as a national act.Speaking of Rational Geographic Vol. 1, Pitc ... More >>
screenshot from ArthurKade.comOn one hand we have a certain disdain for Arthur Kade's type, the self-styled playboys with finance jobs. On the other hand, we realize they play an important part in our local economy -- just one of their frequent trips to South Beach can pump thousands into the local ... More >>
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